hi after adding JmenuBar to the frame and adding a panel in the center i find that when i open any menu it comes down under the panel and i can't see it thanks Maged
posted 12 years ago
Panels are part of the AWT and are heavyweight components, meaning that they are closely tied to the underlying OS peer that actually communicates with the hardware. JMenuBars are Swing and are lightweight, so they are not as closely tied to the peer. Mixing the two can cause problems - as you have noticed, the heavyweight ones will stomp on the lightweight ones. Try using a JPanel instead.
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